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Framing is up in Bedroom

In the last 10 days, the framing and ceiling dry-wall have been installed!!! The space is really transforming into a bedroom. The volunteers this last week included Pete Buckley, Pat Muller, Bob Gillcrist, Justin Stanley, Tom Taylor, Bob Dearth, Dan … Continue reading

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Avon Breast Cancer Awareness Walk 2012 Chicago

Here is Michelle with 3 of her friends that walked in the 2012 Avon Breast Cancer Awareness Walk. This would of been Michelle’s 4th year in a row to participate¬† in this 40-mile 2 -day walk that raises money to … Continue reading

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Cabinets are in and going up!!!!

The beautiful kitchen cabinents from Eustons Hardware were delivered Thursday, and after 6 hours of measuring and making double sure everything lined up, Pete Buckley, Bob Gillcrist, Justin Stanley, and Paul Melland installed the first cabinent section. Pat Muller was … Continue reading

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Video of the Renovations

 (click me for video) This is a video created by Bob Gillcrist, lead architect on the Melland Renovation.

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Corn Palace, Mitchell, South Dakota

Stopped at the famous Corn Palace in Mitchell,SD on our way to Mt. Rushmore. Yes it is famous, no its not made of corn. But it does have beautiful mosaics made from corn on the exterior and interior walls. Www.cornpalace.org

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Floor Joists in the Garage

The Renovation of the first floor of our house is moving forward ahead of schedule thanks to Pete Buckley’s project management skills, and the dedicated volunteer skilled crew that keep showing up Saturday’s 9am, Tuesday’s 6pm, and Thursday’s 6pm. Last … Continue reading

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Painting

Rhonda Doolan and Lori Huber started painting today at 8:30am. They will be painting the dining area and kitchen a color I can’t pronounce in eggshell. Rhonda was kind enough to bring a full tray of lasagna and bread leftover … Continue reading

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